Powerball Winner in Missouri Gets $258 Million!

Flickr photo by yomanimus
Chris Shaw, a 29-year-old dad from Missouri, won a $258 Powerball jackpot, the 10th largest Powerball jackpot ever.

The day he won, Shaw, who makes $7.25 an hour working in a convenience store, had just $28.96 in his bank account. Now he's rolling in the dough.


His plans for the money so far: He's going to get his two missing front teeth replaced and he's going to take his three kids and his girlfriend's two kids to Disney World.

"We didn't come from money. For us, it's just going to be a huge relief to know I'm going to be able to pay my electric bill, my gas bill," Shaw told the Associated Press. "It's like a weight lifted. I had bills at home I didn't know how they were going to be paid."

I'm so happy for him and his family ... and a little jealous too.

Every once in a while, when the jackpot is really high, my husband will buy a Powerball ticket and we'll talk about all the things we'll do with our winnings. We haven't won (yet), but it's still fun to dream.

What would you do with $258 million?

Read More >